Imagine this: You hurt your back doing yardwork or you have surgery, and you get a prescription to help you through the pain. You take a few, feel better and throw the leftover drugs, usually opioids like codeine, hydrocodone or oxycodone, in the back of your medicine cabinet. Then what happens?
It’s an ongoing conundrum: How do we make good investments in technology that will improve the health and lives of Louisianans? Part of the answer has become our partnership with the New Orleans Business Alliance and Ochsner Health System to sponsor the New Orleans Health Innovators (NOLAHI) Challenge.
Do you know that nagging feeling that you’ve left something really important undone? It’s a horrible feeling and, for me, it usually means I forgot something my wife told me to do.Read more
If I live to be 100 years old, I don’t think I’ll EVER understand how my brain processes information. I definitely have trouble staying in my lane when it comes to how I visualize and analyze things. Here’s a perfect example:
I was very excited to be part of the launch of the latest New Orleans Health Innovators Challenge recently.
There’s been a lot of debate about medical marijuana over the years. At least 29 states have written laws that approve using marijuana for “medicinal purposes,” including Louisiana.